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heterotypic

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adjective het·ero·typ·ic \ˌhe-tə-rō-ˈti-pik\

Definition of heterotypic

  1. :  different in kind, arrangement, or form



1876

First Known Use of heterotypic

1876


Medical Dictionary

heterotypic

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adjective het·ero·typ·ic \ˌhet-ə-rō-ˈtip-ik\

Medical Definition of heterotypic

  1. 1:  of or being the reduction division of meiosis as contrasted with typical mitotic division—compare homotypic 2

  2. 2:  different in kind, arrangement, or form <heterotypic aggregations of cells>




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